|Plot Location||Sai Wan Cemetery
Plot VII. B. 20
|Place of Birth||Winnipeg, Canada|
|Date of Birth (Eng)|
|Date of Birth (Heb)||1909|
|Date of Death (Eng)||December 22, 1942|
|Date of Death (Heb)|
|Age at Death||33|
|Spouse’s Name||Ursula Teresa Macklin née Carroll (b. 1915)|
|Religious Status (כ/ל/י)|
|Cause of Death||Acute enteritis (in a POW camp)|
|Other Family Data||Daughter: Bonita (b. 1941); brothers: Walter and Edward|
|Inscription (Eng)||(Insignia of the Army Educational Corps) 3446359 SERJEANT R. MACKLIN ARMY EDUCATIONAL CORPS 22ND DECEMBER 1942 AGE 33 (magen david with Hebrew inscription inside) MEMORIES OF YOU WILL BE EVER GREEN “GIRLIE”|
|Historical||Born in Winnipeg in 1909 but raised in Montreal. Probably joined the British Army very shortly after graduating high school as the newspaper clipping suggests he had served for 13 years. Died of Acute Enteritis and Mobague (?). Described as Sgt. Instructor Army Education Corps working in Office of HK Chief Censor.
Married Ursula in Surrey, England in 1937. “Girlie” was Ursula’s nickname.
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